Dark Horse Comics has announced that George Lucas will be co-writing the comic book adaptation to this summer's blockbuster film Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull which arrives in theatres on May 22.

In addition, the comic book publisher has released the cover art, which is viewable at the bottom of this story.

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Here are the details that Dark Horse has provided about the comic book:

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull TPB

Writer: George Lucas, David Koepp, John Jackson Miller

Penciller: Luke Ross

Inker: Fabio Laguna

Colorist: Dan Jackson

Genre: Action/Adventure

The most anticipated movie event of the summer comes to comics in this adaptation of the fourth Indiana Jones film!

The intrepid Doctor Henry Jones Jr. is back in his biggest adventure yet! This time, the world-renowned archaeologist finds himself caught in a series of events that all point to a discovery unlike any other. But will his rivals in pursuit of this priceless treasure seize his quarry from right under his nose? Not if he, and a few unexpected companions, have anything to say about it!

The thrill and the humor, the action and the romance, the hat and the whip--everything you love about Indy is here! This is a tale sure to please longtime fans as well as foster a whole generation of new ones!

Adapting the most anticipated movie event of the year!

Publication Date: May 22, 2008

Format: Full color, 96 pages, TPB, 7" x 10"

Price: $12.95

Age range: 12+

ISBN-10: 1-59307-952-4

ISBN-13: 978-1-59307-952-9

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull comic book cover art